Monthly Archives: June 2013

Putting a Human Face to the Layoffs



On June 7, 2013, The School District of Philadelphia terminated 3,783 employees.  Their presence is essential in our schools, and without them, our students and communities will be severely affected.

Check out TAG’s response to put a name, face, and story to the doomsday budget:

This is not just about mourning a loss; this is about mounting a battle for fair and equitable funding.  The layoffs do not go into effect until July 1 — with restored funding, they could easily keep their jobs.

Take a stand and tell your elected officials to PASS A BUDGET that PRIORITIZES PUBLIC EDUCATION.